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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

September 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement on Michigan State Police Director Col.

September 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Rep. Lawrence statement on the recent investment award granted to Lawrence Technological University (LTU):

September 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI),  Subcommittee on Immigration Ranking Member Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), and Representatives Sander Levin (MI-09), Dan Kildee (MI-5), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) and Debbie Dingell (MI-12) issued the following joint statement after President Donald Trump announced new travel restrictions:  

September 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Lawrence, on September 12 introduced legislation to establish protections against sexual harassment in rental housing, which would make it easier for victims to bring sexual harassment cases to court:  

September 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Lawrence announced that she will serve in a leadership role in the House Democratic Caucus Jobs for America Task Forces, a unified effort from the House Democratic Caucus to craft a real legislative agenda that will benefit hardworking Americans and middle-class families.

September 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) sent a letter to the White House in response to the conflicting messages on the Administration’s positon and plans for DACA recipients and timeline of rescinding the program:  

September 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), released the following statement on President Trump’s plan to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program which protected immigrants who arrived in the United States as children from deportation:

July 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announces that Michigan’s 14th district will receive federal funding awards totaling $1,611,832 in Justice Assistance Grants (JAG) to support federal criminal justice programs:  

July 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Lawrence introduced H.R. 3418, “The Fostering Academic Information and Resources (FAIR) Act” to give former foster youth a fair chance at pursuing a college degree. According to the Annie E. Casey Foundation, 84% of college aged foster youth report wanting to go to college, but only 20% actually attend.

July 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) introduced bipartisan House Resolution 457 which honors the 169th anniversary of the United States women’s rights movement initiated by the 1848 Women’s Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls, New York: